Herodotus (11 Quotations)
:: 484-425 BC, Greek Historian
A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
~ Herodotus - [Slander]
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
~ Herodotus - [Growth]
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
~ Herodotus - [Death and Dying]
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
~ Herodotus - [Deeds and Good Deeds]
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
~ Herodotus - [Envy]
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
~ Herodotus - [Change]
In soft regions are born soft men.
~ Herodotus - [Life and Living]
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. [The Motto Of The U.S. Postal Service]
~ Herodotus - [Government]
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
~ Herodotus - [Perseverance]
The destiny of man is in his own soul
~ Herodotus - [Destiny]
The worst part a man can suffer is to have insight into much and power over nothing.
~ Herodotus - [Suffering]
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